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CSS CSS Basics (2014) Understanding Values and Units Styling the Intro Paragraph

targeting elements inside a class....

having trouble targeting specifically the <span> nested inside the <P> or the intro class. .intro {} controls the class how to I add addition controls to the elements inside .class?? .

index.html
<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
  <head>
    <title>Lake Tahoe</title>
    <link rel="stylesheet" href="page.css">
    <link rel="stylesheet" href="style.css">
  </head>
  <body> 
    <header id="top" class="main-header">
      <span class="title">Journey Through the Sierra Nevada Mountains</span>
      <h1>Lake Tahoe, California</h1>
    </header>
    <div class="primary-content t-border">
      <p class="intro">
        Lake Tahoe is one of the most <span>breathtaking attractions</span> located in California. It's home to a number of ski resorts, summer outdoor recreation, and tourist attractions. Snow and skiing are a significant part of the area's reputation.
      </p>
      <a href="#more">Find out more</a>
    </div>
    <footer class="main-footer">
      <p>All rights reserved to the state of <a href="#">California</a>.</p>
      <a href="#top">Back to top &raquo;</a>
    </footer>
  </body>
</html>
style.css
/* Complete the challenge by writing CSS below */
.intro {
  font-size: 1.25em;
  line-height: 1.6;
}
span {
  font-weight: bold;
  font-style: italic;
}

1 Answer

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
227,141 Points

The most direct way to target one or more elements inside another one is with a descendant selector. For that, you just name both with a space between. The ancestor goes on the left, the target goes on the right.